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Kansas’ Julian Wright Scores 19 In Italy

Kansas’ Julian Wright Scores 19 In Italy

Former Kansas star and NBA player Julian Wright scored 19 points for Grissin Bon RE in a 77-67 loss to Banco di Srd in Italy’s Serie A league.   The 6-8 forward shot a red-hot 69 percent (9-of-13) from the field.   Wright also had 7 rebounds, 2 blocks and an assist in the game.   Amedeo Della-Valle added 11 points for Grissin Bon in the loss.   For Banco di Srd, Shawn Jones (Middle Tenn. State) had a team-high 15 points with 8 rebounds in the victory.   But the star of the game was Wright, comes from the Turkish BSL where he averaged 13.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 3 assists this season for Trabzonspor.   Last season Wright also played in Italy, averaging 14.4 points and 7.3 rebounds for Dolomiti Energia Trento and leading the team to the Italian Cup Semifinals.   He was named an Italian league All-Star that year.   A college star at Kansas, Wright was the team’s top rebounder and third leading scorer as a sophomore, averaging 12 points and 7.8 boards to lead the Jayhawks to the 2007 NCAA Tournament’s West Regional Final.   The 13th overall pick in the 2007 Draft by New Orleans, Wright has averaged 3.9 points and 2.3 rebounds in four NBA seasons with the Pelicans and Raptors.   A prep star at Homewood-Flossmoor High School (IL), Wright averaged 14 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists as a senior, leading the team to a 27-4 record.   He was also a McDonalds All-American and first team all-state selection that season.   For more basketball news go to http://www.blacktoptv.com


Troy Gillenwater’s 54 Leads Wolves To China Title

Troy Gillenwater Leads Shaanxi To China Finals

Former New Mexico State star Troy Gillenwater poured in 29 points to lead Shaanxi past Hunan 116-84 in a 3-0 series sweep to reach…

Heat’s Dragic Leads Slovenia To Eurobasket Title

Heat’s Dragic Leads Slovenia To Euro Title

Miami Heat star Goran Dragic exploded for 35 points to lead Slovenia over Serbia 93-85 to capture the 2017 FIBA Eurobasket Championship.

 

The 6-3 point…

Arizona St’s Ike Diogu AfroBasket MVP

Arizona St’s Ike Diogu AfroBasket MVP

Former Arizona State star Ike Diogu was named tournament MVP of the 2017 FIBA AfroBasket.

 

Diogu had a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds for…

Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger Scores 16 In China

Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger Signs In China

Former Ohio State star and Boston Celtic Jared Sullinger has signed with the Shenzhen Leopards in the Chinese Basketball Association.

 

The 6-8, 262-pound forward comes…

Long Beach’s Casper Ware Re-Signs In Australia

Former Long Beach State star and NBA player Casper Ware has re-signed with Melbourne United in Australia’s National Basketball League.

 

The 5-10 guard led Team…

Oakland’s Keith Benson Signs In China

Oakland’s Keith Benson Signs In China

Former Oakland University star Keith Benson has signed with Guizhou in China’s NBL league.

 

The 6-11 forward comes the G League where we was the…

Arizona St’s Ike Diogu AfroBasket MVP

Arizona St’s Ike Diogu Scores 21 In AfroBasket

Former Arizona State star Ike Diogu poured in a game high 21 points for Nigeria in their 83-77 loss to the Democratic Republic of…

Terps’ Terrell Stoglin Drops 60 In China Playoffs

Maryland’s Stoglin Drops 60 In China Playoffs

Former Maryland star Terrell Stoglin poured in 60 points to lead Hunan past Luoyang 123-102 in the decisive Game 5 of the China NBL…

Ex-Knick Alexey Shved’s 30 Leads Russia At Eurobasket

Alexey Shved’s 30 Leads Russia At Eurobasket

Ex-Knick Alexey Shved poured in 30 points to lead Russia past Great Britain 82-70 at the 2017 FIBA Eurobasket in Istanbul.

 

The 6-6 guard drilled…

UConn’s Ater Majok: 30 Pts, 22 Bds In China Playoffs

UConn’s Majok: 30 Pts, 22 Bds In China Playoffs

Former UConn player Ater Majok had a monster 30-point, 22-rebound double double to lead Luoyang Past Hunan 112-105 in the China NBL playoff quarterfinals.

 

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